indite


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in·dite

 (ĭn-dīt′)
tr.v. in·dit·ed, in·dit·ing, in·dites
1. To write; compose.
2. To set down in writing.
3. Obsolete To dictate.

[Middle English enditen, from Old French enditer, from Vulgar Latin *indictāre : Latin in-, toward; see in-2 + Latin dictāre, to compose, to say habitually, frequentative of dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

in·dite′ment n.
in·dit′er n.

indite

(ɪnˈdaɪt)
vb (tr)
1. archaic to write
2. obsolete to dictate
[C14: from Old French enditer, from Latin indīcere to declare, from in-2 + dīcere to say]
inˈditement n
inˈditer n
Usage: Indite and inditement are sometimes wrongly used where indict and indictment are meant: he was indicted (not indited) for fraud

in•dite

(ɪnˈdaɪt)

v.t. -dit•ed, -dit•ing.
1. to compose or write (a speech, poem, etc.).
2. Obs. to dictate.
3. Obs. to prescribe.
[1325–75; Middle English enditen < Old French enditer < Latin indīcere; see indiction]

indite


Past participle: indited
Gerund: inditing

Imperative
indite
indite
Present
I indite
you indite
he/she/it indites
we indite
you indite
they indite
Preterite
I indited
you indited
he/she/it indited
we indited
you indited
they indited
Present Continuous
I am inditing
you are inditing
he/she/it is inditing
we are inditing
you are inditing
they are inditing
Present Perfect
I have indited
you have indited
he/she/it has indited
we have indited
you have indited
they have indited
Past Continuous
I was inditing
you were inditing
he/she/it was inditing
we were inditing
you were inditing
they were inditing
Past Perfect
I had indited
you had indited
he/she/it had indited
we had indited
you had indited
they had indited
Future
I will indite
you will indite
he/she/it will indite
we will indite
you will indite
they will indite
Future Perfect
I will have indited
you will have indited
he/she/it will have indited
we will have indited
you will have indited
they will have indited
Future Continuous
I will be inditing
you will be inditing
he/she/it will be inditing
we will be inditing
you will be inditing
they will be inditing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inditing
you have been inditing
he/she/it has been inditing
we have been inditing
you have been inditing
they have been inditing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inditing
you will have been inditing
he/she/it will have been inditing
we will have been inditing
you will have been inditing
they will have been inditing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inditing
you had been inditing
he/she/it had been inditing
we had been inditing
you had been inditing
they had been inditing
Conditional
I would indite
you would indite
he/she/it would indite
we would indite
you would indite
they would indite
Past Conditional
I would have indited
you would have indited
he/she/it would have indited
we would have indited
you would have indited
they would have indited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.indite - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
draw - write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
create verbally - create with or from words
lyric - write lyrics for (a song)
write about, write of, write on - write about a particular topic; "Snow wrote about China"
profile - write about; "The author of this article profiles a famous painter"
paragraph - write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher
paragraph - write about in a paragraph; "All her friends were paragraphed in last Monday's paper"
write off - write something fluently, and without hesitation
dash off, fling off, scratch off, toss off, knock off - write quickly; "She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper"; "He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess"
rewrite - rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose; "re-write a play for use in schools"
write copy - write for commercial publications; "She writes copy for Harper's Bazaar"
dramatise, dramatize, adopt - put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
draft, outline - draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
poetise, poetize, verse, versify - compose verses or put into verse; "He versified the ancient saga"
author - be the author of; "She authored this play"
annotate, footnote - add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments; "The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel"
reference, cite - refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
publish, write - have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
write out, write up - put into writing; write in complete form; "write out a contract"
script - write a script for; "The playwright scripted the movie"

indite

verb
1. To form letters, characters, or words on a surface with an instrument:
2. To form by artistic effort:
Translations

indite

[ɪnˈdaɪt] VT (liter) [+ letter] → endilgar
References in classic literature ?
And with what quill did the Secretary of the Society for the Suppression of Cruelty to Ganders formally indite his circulars?
So, I kissed his hand, and lay quiet, while he proceeded to indite a note to Biddy, with my love in it.
There, night and day, will I gaze upon it; my soul shall drink its radiance; it shall be diffused throughout my intellectual powers, and gleam brightly in every line of poesy that I indite.
29} Another had so long an arm that he could sit down in Damascus and indite a letter at Bagdad -- or indeed at any distance whatsoever.
Benamiouche, directeur de la maison de la culture, 1/2 cette festivit, indite pour sa structure, sera un espace pour les jeunes artistes de Tipasa et des autres wilayas pour exprimer sur scane leur talent d'artiste [c].
Discourse, 46-47: "Thus without question at first, God did indite his Law in the Heart of Man; but this being not essential to the Soul, though he retained his Intellectual Soul; his Principles of this kind were obliterated: and therefore it was the Mercy of God from time to time to inculcate them into Man's Posterity.
Belisario's operating room, and came back with his ideas so bewildered by what he there witnessed, or inhaled, as incontinently to indite a leader; in which, after giving an account of the proceedings, he attempts to philosophise thereupon; and among other things asserts, that although "the most respectable medical authorities are agreed that no dangerous or injurious results are to be apprehended, either at the time of, or subsequent to the application of ether," yet "the precise nature of its effect upon the nervous system and the brain, is as yet, mere matter of scientific speculation
Robert Burns: "Here's freedom to them that wad read, "Here's freedom to them that would write, "There's nane ever fear'd that the truth should be heard, "But they whom the truth would indite.
Resultados: La variation entre paises en el puntaje del Indice de Esfuerzo del Programa de Planificacion Familiar ha disminuiclo desde los atios setenta; sin embargo, la variation en el Indite de Desarrollo Humano no cambio mucho durante el mismo periodo.